R.B. Russell

Robert Aickman: Author of Strange Tales

Robert Aickman: Author of Strange Tales, is a fifty-three minute DVD documentary featuring rare film, photographs and audio recordings. The film sheds new light on Aickman’s role in the development of the ghost story, his interest in restoring the British canal system and his wider involvement with the arts. Jean Richardson and Heather and Graham Smith share their memories of Aickman’s friendship, and writers Jeremy Dyson and Reggie Oliver evaluate Aickman’s literary legacy.

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